Peter Weightman Signs For National 1
DoR Mark Lavery is delighted to confirm that Peter Weightman (Coventry) has joined the National 1 squad for 2016-17.
Wing/Centre Pete, 22, 1.85m (6ft1in), 108kg (17st), was born in Keswick, Cumbria and joins from Coventry.
Educated at Northumberland University he was a member of Newcastle Falcon’s academy while playing for Tynedale in National 1 before joining Coventry last season, in total he has 36 appearances in the National leagues scoring 11 tries. Capped for Northumberland at U18, U20 & Seniors he also played for Falcons at U16, U18 & U23.
“I am looking forward to joining Ampthill, a club which combines it’s community ethos with obvious on field ambition. I am also looking forward to working with Paul Turner, I am certain that his proven ability as a coach will improve my game.”
Head Coach Paul Turner comments “We are pleased to welcome Pete to Ampthill who offers a new dimension to our outside backs with his physicality and ball carrying. We are delighted to give Pete the opportunity he needs to further his promising career.”